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Miley Cyrus Fun Facts!

Jun 07, 2012

Miley Cyrus shot to teen stardom as Hannah Montana, and proved herself as both a singing sensation and an actress, and more recently announced her engagement to boyfriend Liam Hemsworth! Find out more about her in Miley Cyrus Fun Facts!

Did You Know…

  • Born November 23rd 1992 in Nashville, Tennesee.
  • Her father is famous country singer Billy Ray Cyrus.
  • The Queen of country music Dolly Parton is her godmother.
  • Her birth name is Destiny Hope, her parents gave her that name because they knew she was destined for great things.
  • The name Miley comes from a shortening of “smiley”, which was her nickname as a baby for smiling so much!
  • She suffers from a mild heart condition called Tachycardia which is not fatal.
  • She was very close with her grandfather politician Ronal Ray Cyrus and added “Ray” as her middle name in honor of him.
  • When she was 8 years old she moved with her family to Toronto, Canada while her dad was filming Doc, and seeing her dad on set and attending a performance of the hit musical Mamma Mia inspired her to act.
  • When Miley was 11 she heard about the Disney casting for Hannah Montana, all about a girl with a secret double life as a pop star.
  • Originally the casting agents for Hannah Montana thought Miley was too small and too young for the part, but they kept inviting her back because they loved her singing voice.
  • Hannah Montana was an instant hit, debuting with one of the largest audiences the Disney Channel had ever had in 2006.
  • She became the first artist to have deals with Disney in television, film, music and consumer products due to Hannah Montana’s popularity.
  • Her second studio album Breakout was released under own name instead of Hannah Montana’s, and included the hit single “7 Things”.
  • She is the voice of Penny in the computer animated 2008 film Bolt.
  • In 2009 she published a memoir titled Miles to Go.
  • Novelist Nicolas Sparks was commissioned to write a film for her when she decided she wanted to move away from doing just musicals, the movie turned into Last Song.
  • Her album Time of Our Lives, featuring the hit single “Party in the U.S.A” was released in conjuction with a clothing line co-designed by Miley and Max Azria for Walmart.
  • The 4th and final season of Hannah Montana started filming in January 2010.
  • She released her third studio album Can’t Be Tamed in Jun 2010.
  • After the Haiti Earthquake Miley contributed to two charity singles, “We Are the World: 25 for Haiti” and “Everybody Hurts”.
  • Miley is a baptised Christian.
  • She had a show on YouTube with best friend Many Jiroux called “They Miley and Mandy” show.
  • She ended her relationship with model Justin Gaston shortly before filming Last Song, where she met her next boyfriend, Australian actor Liam Hemsworth.
  • Miley and Liam Hemsworth announced their engagement in June 2012, and called it off in September 2013!

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